PLA’s new weapons development and acquisition costs can not buy a B-2 aircraft
Data for: People’s Liberation Army soldiers in a routine training
BEIJING, March 2 (Xinhua) Eleventh CPPCC National Committee, deputy secretary general of the Third Session of the General Assembly today, said a spokesman for Zhao, China’s limited military capabilities are solely in order to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity, will not pose a threat to any country.
three Eleventh CPPCC National Committee meeting will be held on the 3rd opening. This afternoon, the Assembly held a press conference, Zhao introduced the meeting the situation. In response to a reporter’s question about the defense budget, Zhao said, China formally joined in 2007, “United Nations military and transparent system”, an annual report to the United Nations military spending.
Zhao said, broadly speaking, in recent years, China’s defense spending accounts for roughly 1.4 percent of GDP, 1.5%, which is a medium in the world view level. China is a large country population density, and boundary line is also extremely long coastline is 18,000 km land border is 20,000 km, 29 countries and close neighbors, of course, the task of defending the country.
“I had to ask my friends in the armed forces, they are high-ranking officers, I said I can not reveal what little money they spent, he said your wages have gone up over the years no? our officers and soldiers of the treatment should also improve, right? This is probably one third our uniforms broken, old equipment, shooting artillery shells and bullets to consume, to add it? This is probably to one-third one of the “Zhao said,” and the rest, to do research, add something new weapons, which probably is not enough money to buy a B-2 bomber. “(according to the China Network characters live)